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Works: 6,601 works in 20,715 publications in 27 languages and 171,065 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Artists' books  Concordances  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Dictionaries  Illustrations 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Lyricist, Creator, Contributor, Translator, Dedicatee, Librettist, Editor, Composer, Honoree
Classifications: PA3827, 882.01
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Prometheus bound by Aeschylus ( Book )
243 editions published between 1827 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 6,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the greatest of the classical Greek dramas, based on the Greek legend of the Titan demi-god who, against the will of Zeus, stole fire from the gods for the benefit of man. His terrible punishment by Zeus, and his continuing defiance of Zeus in the face of that punishment, remain universal symbols of man's vulnerability in any struggle with the gods
Agamemnon by Aeschylus ( Book )
555 editions published between 1785 and 2013 in 26 languages and held by 4,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Agamemnon makes a powerful impact on most audiences, even if they are unacquainted with the techniques of Aeschylean tragedy. Its subject is the human condition in its widest aspect
The Oresteia by Aeschylus ( Book )
167 editions published between 1846 and 2009 in 12 languages and held by 3,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A trilogy of plays dramatizes the murder of Agamemnon by his wife, Clytemnestra, the revenge of her son, Orestes, and his judgement by the court of Athena
The Agamemnon of Aeschylus by Aeschylus ( Book )
290 editions published between 1818 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Agamemnon of Aeschylus is the first play in The Trilogy of the Oresteia, which deals with the eternal problem of the evil act causing vengeance which wreaks more evil which must be avenged. Aeschylus declares that the new ruler in heaven, Zeus, heralds the end of this cycle and the beginning of hope. Zeus has suffered and sinned and grown wise, and thereby shows humans how to grow wise also
Seven against Thebes by Aeschylus ( Book )
130 editions published between 1869 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The third and final play in Aeschylus' Oedipodea trilogy, Seven Against Thebes is the only one of the three plays that has survived intact to this day. During the course of the action-packed play, seven would-be usurpers storm the city's gates in a series of brutal attacks. Will the family -- still weakened by the curse put on its patriarch, Oedipus -- be able to marshal the strength to fight back?
The complete Greek drama : all the extant tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, and the comedies of Aristophanes and Menander, in a variety of translations by Whitney J Oates ( Book )
9 editions published between 1938 and 1991 in English and held by 2,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Persians by Aeschylus ( Book )
58 editions published between 1829 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combines the spellbinding dramatization of an actual battle with a searing indictment of war that transcends the centuries
The libation-bearers by Aeschylus ( )
23 editions published between 1889 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 2,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unfortunate result of the eagerness of modern commentators to lay stress on Aeschylus as a thinker and religious poet has been the frequent neglect to observe The Libation Bearers, like Agamemnon, is full of suspense, action, and skillfully contrived surprise
The Eumenides by Aeschylus ( Book )
163 editions published between 1794 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 1,925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Aeschylus by Aeschylus ( Book )
85 editions published between 1921 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 1,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Oresteia of Aeschylus by Aeschylus ( Book )
71 editions published between 1893 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Oresteia -- Agamemnon, Choephori, and The Eumenides -- depicts the downfall of the house of Atreus: after King Agamemnon is murdered by Clytemnestra, their son, Orestes, is commanded by Apollo to avenge the crime by killing his mother, and he does so, bringing on himself the wrath of the Furies and the judgment of Athens. Together, the three plays are one of the major achievements of Greek antiquity. - Publisher
Suppliants by Aeschylus ( Book )
58 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'Suppliants' tells the story of the Danaids, the fifty daughters of Danaus, who seemed destined for a dynastic marriage to their cousins, the fifty sons of Danaus's brother Aegyptus. However, when warned by the gods that his brother plans to murder him and his daughters, Danaus flees with the Danaids to Argos, where he is taken in by the King of Argos. Aegyptus challenges the people of Argos to give up their refugees, but the King and his people refuse, allowing the Danaids sanctuary
Aeschyli Tragoediae by Aeschylus ( Book )
347 editions published between 1614 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nine Greek dramas by Aeschylus ( Book )
34 editions published between 1909 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete Greek tragedies by David Grene ( Book )
17 editions published between 1941 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aeschyli septem quae supersunt tragoediae by Aeschylus ( Book )
153 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The furies by Aeschylus ( )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This classic trilogy by the great tragedian deals with the bloody history of the House of Atreus. Grand in style, rich in diction and dramatic dialogue, the plays embody Aeschylus' concerns with the destiny and fate of both individuals and the state, all played out under the watchful eye of the gods
The tragedies of Aeschylus by Aeschylus ( Book )
184 editions published between 1777 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains the seven extant plays of Aeschylus
Fifteen Greek plays by Lane Cooper ( Book )
7 editions published between 1943 and 1958 in English and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Greek tragedies by David Grene ( Book )
14 editions published between 1942 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains translations of plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides; a selection from The Complete Greek tragedies
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